Blog: Trade in Live Dolphins
Ric O'Barry is in Europe this week for a big demonstration and meeting with the leadership of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums on Friday, March 28th.
Our volunteer Cove Monitor, Suzette Ackermann from Hong Kong, brings us an update on Angel, the albino baby dolphin, who has been moved to an indoor tank at the notorious Taiji Whale Museum.
Our volunteer Cove Monitor Karla Sanjur was able to get some very sad video of poor Angel, the albino dolphin, in her tank in the Taiji Whale Museum.
Ono: "The way you are insisting on a big celebration of killing so many Dolphins...will make the children of the world hate the Japanese."
Ric O'Barry asks what will happen to Angel the baby albino dolphin in the Taiji Whale Museum, now that it has been taken from its mother?
A huge pod of bottlenose dolphins was intercepted and driven in the Cove, including a rare albino dolphin calf. Ric O'Barry and Karla have named it "Angel". Our new volunteer Cove Monitor, Karla Sanjur, reports from Taiji, Japan.
Our friend Rollo Gebhard, Germany's leading dolphin conservationist and adventurer, has died. We will miss him and his great efforts for dolphins and the oceans.
Our Cove Monitor Cynthia Fernandez describes the death of a captive and conditions of captivity in Taiji for many dolphins, destined to spend the rest of their lives in small tanks doing stupid tricks for the public.